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Levosiz 10 MG Tablet 10

Levosiz 10 MG Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Levocetirizine is a H1 receptor blocker which is most commonly used to treat seasonal allergic rhinitis or allergic fever relief. Therefore, levocetirizine is commonly called the allergy medication. Levocetirizine use also includes treatment of chronic idiopathic urticarial and perennial allergic rhinitis in adults and children of 6 years of age and older.

    Mode of drug action


    Levocetirizine is a H1 receptor blocker which is most commonly used to alleviate symptoms of allergy. H1 receptors are G-protein coupled receptors that are located on the T cells, B- cells, monocytes and lymphocytes. Stimulation of H1 receptors causes inflammatory effects, vasodilation, headache, bronchoconstriction, hypotension and tachycardia. Levocetirizine is an active enantiomer of cetirizine, it blocks the H1 receptors which are commonly activated by histamine- inflammatory mediator and potent vasodilator.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most commonly reported side effects of Levocetirizine are drowsiness, dry mouth, nose or throat irritation, sore throat, tiredness, weakness, fever or cough, swelling in the upper and lower limbs, and nosebleed.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Individuals allergic to Levosiz tablet or its ingredients should not use the drug.

    • Inform the doctor about the medications used presently as the doctor may prescribe medicines accordingly which may avoid drug interaction.

    • Use tab Levosiz with caution in the older patients as they may be sensitive to the effects.

    • Do not start or discontinue the use of Levosiz medicine without informing the doctor.

    • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Levosiz drug as it may increase the side effects of Levosiz.

    • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as it drug Levosiz may make you feel drowsy.

    • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should consult the doctor before taking tab Levosiz as it may affect the fetus or the baby.

    • Inform the doctor in case of symptoms like epilepsy and kidney failure after taking the Levosiz tab.

    • Strictly follow the dosage of Levosiz med prescribed by the doctor. Do not take an overdose of Levosiz as it may worsen the condition.

    What else should I know?

    1. How should I use this medication? Levocetirizine should be taken with or without food preferably after food with a glass of water. It is recommended to take the medication in the evening as Levocetirizine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. However, consult your physician before use.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for Levocetirizine? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat and sunlight. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. Is levocetirizine a steroid or narcotic? Levocetirizine is an antihistamine medication. It is not a narcotic or steroid.

    4. Is levocetirizine used as a decongestant? Yes. Levocetirizine can be used as a decongestant. It evacuates sinuses, clears nasal airways and stuffy nose.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with levocetirizine? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.

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